What is a Scleral Shell?
A scleral shell
is a bit like a thicker contact lens that usually fits over existing eyes. Many people are unaware that scleral shells
can help both those who have suffered serious eye trauma
, as well as those people who simply have unsightly (not great looking) eyes, but perfect vision. At the office of John Stolpe, we pride ourselves on delivering the highest quality scleral shells, both visually and in terms of fit.
The first step in creating a scleral shell, or scleral contact lens
, is to come into the office for a preliminary consultation. The ocularist
will evaluate each person’s unique situation and make a recommendation on how to proceed. Next, we take an impression of the eye. This impression is much like a dental impression taken at an orthodontist’s...